With the scorching heat hitting us this summer, we switch on a lot of AC which dries up our skin. What we recommend is that you apply a lip balm everyday and if you use a lot of matt lipstick then moreover you need to put the first layer of lip balm and then it should be followed by your favourite lipstick. So, you can make your own lip balms using the good old ingredient coconut and save money. Plus you are also sure that way that the product has no preservatives and is chemical free! Go on try these recipes with different mixed in ingredients, and bust that stress at work. Have Fun!

Coconut Lip Balm

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of petroleum jelly

Method

  • Melt the petroleum jelly and mix it with coconut oil.
  • Pour the mixture into a container and freeze it for 20-30 minutes.

Coconut Oil And Cocoa Butter Lip Balm

coconut cocoa

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa butter (grated)

Method

  • Melt the cocoa butter in a pan and mix in the coconut oil.
  • Pour the mixture into a container and freeze for about half an hour.

Coconut Oil And Jojoba Oil Lip Balm

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 5 drops of jojoba oil

Method

  • Melt the coconut oil and mix in the jojoba oil to it.
  • Pour the mixture into a container and freeze for 20-30 minutes.

Coconut Oil And Aloe Vera Lip Balm

aloevera coconut

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon of carnauba wax
  • 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel

Method

  • Melt the coconut oil and carnauba wax in a pan on low heat and let the mixture cool down.
  • Mix in the aloe vera gel to it.
  • Pour the concoction into a container and let it set.

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Coconut Oil And Vaseline Lip Balm

vaseline coconut

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of Vaseline

Method

  • Melt the Vaseline in a pan and add coconut oil to it. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into a container and let it cool.

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Coconut Oil And Vanilla Lip Balm

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of carnauba wax
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
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Method

  • Melt coconut oil and carnauba wax in a pan.
  • Add vanilla extract to it and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into a container and freeze it.

Coconut Oil And Lavender Lip Balm

Ingredient

Method

  • Melt the coconut oil and carnauba wax in a pan on low heat and add in the lavender essential oil to it.
  • Pour the concoction into a container and freeze it.
  • You can use any of these lip balms to heal dry and chapped lips. 

Benefits Of Using Coconut Oil As A Lip Balm

  • It makes for a great moisturiser as the coconut oil forms a lipid layer on the skin that decreases water evaporation and the resultant dryness.
  • It contains SPF therefore it is a natural sunscreen that protects your lips from the harmful sun rays.
  • The oil is antibacterial and prevents the growth of bacteria and other germs on cracked lips.
  • It soothes your skin and treats chapped lips by reducing inflammation.
  • Coconut oil encourages collagen production therefore heals damaged lips.